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As the Cooperative Serials Program of the PCC, CONSER is an authoritative source for bibliographic records, documentation, and training materials for serials cataloging. CONSER members work together in an atmosphere of collegiality and trust to promulgate standards related to serials and are a voice for serials in the library community.




    The CONSER Cataloging Forum will be held virtually on Novmber 5, 2024 from 1:30 pm - 3:15 pm EST . The scope of the forum will include cataloging updates from CONSER members on topics including but not limited to the following:

  • Interesting or unusual cataloging challenges encountered in daily work
  • Highlights from a special cataloging project or serial collections
  • Local policy decisions or training
  • Collaborations with reference or research librarians (e.g., providing instruction for finding newspapers, periodicals, or databases)
  • Serial historiography (e.g., the history of a significant serial or serial publisher)
  • If you would like to propose a presentation, please send a brief summary or outline of your topic to [email protected] by August 1, 2024 . For more information about the CONSER Cataloging Forum, send your inquiries or request to register at [email protected].

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